OTB, Springbak launch NCAA Tournament bracket challenge

The time has come to fill out your NCAA Tournament bracket for a chance to win a $50 gift card and a prize-pack from Springbak, Inc.

The NCAA Tournament bracket is part of the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Postseason Bracket Challenge. Off the Block announced it will reward a gift card to an eatery of your choice and the prize-pack to the participant of the annual bracket challenge who can correctly predicts all match results from the four conference tournaments and the NCAA Tournament.

The six-team NCAA Tournament field was announced Sunday and will begin Tuesday, May 2. The field includes the four conference tournament champions and two at-large bids.


Bracket challenge participants can fill out their bracket online at challonge.com or at the bottom of this post. Before filling out a bracket, individuals will be asked to create an account on Challonge. Creating an account on Challonge is free and takes less than a minute to complete.

Along with the perfect bracket challenge, the individuals with the highest score for each of the five brackets — Conference Carolinas Tournament, MPSF Tournament, MIVA Tournament, EIVA Tournament and NCAA Tournament —- will receive a prize from Springbak, Inc. and Off the Block.

In the event there are multiple perfect brackets, the gift card will be equally divided among the winners. Also, if there is a first-place tie in the single-bracket challenge, one contestant from the first-place brackets will be randomly selected for the prize. The winner will also be notified via email.

This contest is organized by Off the Block and is not affiliated with the ConfCarolinas, EIVA, MIVA, MPSF or NCAA.

Brackets for the ConfCarolinas, EIVA, MIVA, MPSF and NCAA Tournaments can be submitted up until the start of the first match in each tournament.

The NCAA Tournament begins Tuesday, May 2. To fill out your NCAA bracket in the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Bracket Challenge, click here.